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(BBC)   BBC says they win a Webby before awards even announced   ( news.bbc.co.uk) divider line
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HPZ [TotalFark]
2001-07-18 08:25:47 AM  
Don't news services get news before we get news, though?

Like "IBM will announce a third quarter loss this morning" and such. Is this really that suprising?
 
2001-07-18 08:26:55 AM  
A number of winners were announced on Tuesday ahead of the main ceremony, including BBC World Service, which the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences named best site in the radio category.

This was just a click away...

So again...we've got a faulty headline!

Would people please read the articles before submitting them with a "funny" headline? There's enough weird shiat around as it is.
 
2001-07-18 08:33:14 AM  
Well, they just ruined the surprise. Bastards.
 
2001-07-18 10:52:08 AM  
They know they won the award, cuz they bought it ...
 
2001-07-18 11:35:06 AM  
maybe the judges will change their minds at the last second :P
 
2001-07-18 12:09:00 PM  
But I bet they don't know about all those illegitimate children they're going to have thanks to putting crisp bags on their dicks. ;)
 
2001-07-18 12:18:49 PM  
Damn brits! Trying show off sens we saved there asses WWII! Wen need another god damned WW just so those god damned brits will feel good about them selves... If it makes them feel any better USA is going down the god damned shiatter and god damned Japan will be #1... "Ha ha ha! dumb fat Americans!"
 
2001-07-18 12:54:31 PM  
>The multilingual website beat off four challengers

Gee I've never thought about beating off my challengers, I'm always doing myself.
 
2001-07-18 01:05:40 PM  
The multilingual website beat off four challengers in its category at a ceremony in San Francisco.

Sounds like it was some ceremony.
 
2001-07-18 01:44:39 PM  
what the fark is a webby? Something off Spiderman's tool belt?
 
2001-07-18 04:08:14 PM  
They do the same thing at the Oscars, handing out some of the trophies the night before.

I call dibs on posting the Oscar version of this article when it comes out. And you won't be allowed to complain.
 
2001-07-18 04:37:53 PM  
Webbys suck. You have to pay a fee to be considered for nomination. Stupid as hell.
 
2001-07-18 10:05:22 PM  
Spidey-sense is tingeling... oh wait, I just dumped a load of warm crap in my shorts. My mistake.
 
2001-07-19 12:08:26 AM  
We all know it's the work of John cleese!

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2001-07-19 03:17:40 AM  
rberry: no crap? no wonder why lj wasn't nominated, cuz they didnt PAY.

heh
 
2001-07-19 04:14:24 AM  
Damn mormons
 
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